WUXI, China, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. ("Cleantech Solutions" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CLNT) today announced that Parkson Yip has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer. Mr. Yip will report to Mr. Jianhua Wu, chairman and chief executive officer of Cleantech Solutions.
Mr. Yip has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology and internet media sectors, in both business and technical positions. Prior to joining Cleantech Solutions, he served as co-chairman and executive director of Share Economy Group (HKSE: 1178), which acquired the ECrent sharing economy platform in Hong Kong in 2016. He also served as managing director for ECrent Worldwide Company Limited, a subsidiary of ECrent Holdings Limited, from 2014 through 2016. From 2005 to 2014, Mr. Yip was managing director for 88DB Hong Kong Limited (previously JobsDB), an interactive classified ad platform in Asia. Prior to that, he held various technical positions including chief technology officer at Guangzhou Ruixin Technology, senior software engineer at GeoTel Communications Corporation which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 1999, and software engineer at Lotus Development which was acquired by IBM in 1995. Mr. Yip holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Boston University.
"Parkson's breadth of experience in driving the development of sharing economy platforms and M&A in the technology, media and telecommunications sector are a welcome addition to the Cleantech Solutions team. I believe his technical and business acumen will serve the Company well as we pursue new business initiatives and set the stage for future growth," said Mr. Wu.
"I look forward to leading Cleantech Solutions initiatives as we seek to reduce the carbon footprint by encouraging waste reduction," said Mr. Parkson Yip, COO of Cleantech Solutions.
About Cleantech Solutions International
Cleantech Solutions, through its affiliated companies, designs, manufactures and distributes a line of proprietary high and low temperature dyeing and finishing machinery to the textile industry.
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